The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 575 717 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.07% 21.84% 24.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.35% 60.81% 67.48%
Number of salaries quoted 535 640 859
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1058 1179 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.40% 35.91% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1008 1236
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport 0 32 £35,750 +3.62% 5
Bolton -5 25 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Oldham +2 17 £32,500 +44.44% 9
Cheadle 0 13 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Rochdale -3 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Altrincham +2 7 £41,500 -2.35% 5
Bury +3 5 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Wigan -1 3 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Salford +2 2 £39,250 -17.36% 1
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 658 (56.10%) .NET
2 621 (52.94%) C#
3 604 (51.49%) SQL
4 444 (37.85%) ASP.NET
5 398 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
6 378 (32.23%) Microsoft
7 354 (30.18%) MVC
8 297 (25.32%) T-SQL
9 296 (25.23%) Windows
10 288 (24.55%) JavaScript
11 267 (22.76%) HTML
12 254 (21.65%) CSS
13 241 (20.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 239 (20.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 222 (18.93%) TDD
16 215 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 209 (17.82%) MS Excel
18 208 (17.73%) WCF
19 194 (16.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 186 (15.86%) Finance
21 180 (15.35%) jQuery
22 158 (13.47%) .NET Framework
22 158 (13.47%) Web Services
23 153 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
24 141 (12.02%) OO
25 135 (11.51%) SQL Server 2012
26 133 (11.34%) Web Development
26 133 (11.34%) Degree
27 131 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
28 127 (10.83%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 81 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 73 (6.22%) Node.js
3 44 (3.75%) MS Exchange
4 43 (3.67%) CMS
5 37 (3.15%) IIS
6 24 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (1.36%) Umbraco
9 14 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.94%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.68%) Drupal
12 8 (0.68%) GeoServer
12 8 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.60%) nginx
13 7 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 209 (17.82%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.94%) MS Office
3 19 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.34%) SPSS
7 2 (0.17%) MS Project
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (1.88%) Visualfiles
2 13 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.26%) OPENContractor
6 3 (0.26%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.085%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.085%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.085%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.085%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.085%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.085%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 126 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.22%) Google Play
3 26 (2.22%) Office 365
4 13 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.43%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.43%) SaaS
9 4 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.26%) GitHub
10 3 (0.26%) PaaS
11 1 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.54%) Internet
2 42 (3.58%) SAN
3 40 (3.41%) LAN
4 37 (3.15%) VPN
5 30 (2.56%) Firewall
5 30 (2.56%) WAN
6 26 (2.22%) HTTP
7 17 (1.45%) DNS
8 16 (1.36%) VLAN
9 14 (1.19%) DHCP
10 10 (0.85%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.60%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.60%) FTP
11 7 (0.60%) IPv4
11 7 (0.60%) Network Security
12 5 (0.43%) NAS
12 5 (0.43%) VoIP
13 4 (0.34%) Intranet
13 4 (0.34%) SNMP
14 3 (0.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (20.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 239 (20.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 194 (16.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 153 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 135 (11.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 111 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 90 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
8 69 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 68 (5.80%) NoSQL
10 60 (5.12%) Relational Database
11 53 (4.52%) MySQL
12 37 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (2.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 30 (2.56%) MongoDB
14 30 (2.56%) QlikView
15 29 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
16 26 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
17 25 (2.13%) DTS
18 21 (1.79%) RDBMS
19 19 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 97 (8.27%) Visual Studio
2 78 (6.65%) Git (software)
3 60 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (3.92%) NUnit
5 38 (3.24%) Subversion
6 30 (2.56%) JUnit
7 29 (2.47%) JIRA
8 28 (2.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 27 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
10 20 (1.71%) MSTest
11 19 (1.62%) Selenium
12 17 (1.45%) TeamCity
13 14 (1.19%) Moq
14 11 (0.94%) Jenkins
14 11 (0.94%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.68%) AccuRev
15 8 (0.68%) ReSharper
15 8 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
16 7 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 6 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 186 (15.86%) Finance
2 61 (5.20%) Games
3 57 (4.86%) Legal
4 45 (3.84%) Retail
5 32 (2.73%) Back Office
5 32 (2.73%) Law
6 30 (2.56%) Marketing
7 14 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 10 (0.85%) Advertising
8 10 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.85%) Music Industry
9 7 (0.60%) Banking
10 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.17%) Electronics
11 2 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.085%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 693 (59.08%) Developer
2 390 (33.25%) .NET Developer
3 249 (21.23%) C# Developer
4 199 (16.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 137 (11.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 129 (11.00%) DBA
7 125 (10.66%) SQL DBA
8 114 (9.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 110 (9.38%) SQL Developer
10 108 (9.21%) Software Developer
11 82 (6.99%) C# Software Developer
12 78 (6.65%) Analyst
13 72 (6.14%) Senior Developer
14 69 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
15 68 (5.80%) SQL Server DBA
16 59 (5.03%) Java Developer
17 49 (4.18%) Administrator
17 49 (4.18%) Applications Support
17 49 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 49 (4.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (56.10%) .NET
2 444 (37.85%) ASP.NET
3 267 (22.76%) HTML
4 254 (21.65%) CSS
5 215 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 208 (17.73%) WCF
7 180 (15.35%) jQuery
8 158 (13.47%) .NET Framework
8 158 (13.47%) Web Services
9 126 (10.74%) AngularJS
9 126 (10.74%) XML
10 109 (9.29%) Entity Framework
11 107 (9.12%) WPF
12 97 (8.27%) LINQ
13 86 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 85 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 80 (6.82%) HTML5
16 68 (5.80%) CSS3
16 68 (5.80%) SOAP
17 67 (5.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 127 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (8.70%) Replication
3 58 (4.94%) Clustering
4 52 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 52 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
5 49 (4.18%) iPad
6 48 (4.09%) Mobile App
7 29 (2.47%) iPhone
8 28 (2.39%) Data Centre
9 22 (1.88%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.45%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.19%) Blackberry
12 14 (1.19%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.02%) Informatics
14 11 (0.94%) User Experience
15 10 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.85%) Health Informatics
16 9 (0.77%) Driving Licence
17 8 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 296 (25.23%) Windows
2 90 (7.67%) Windows Server
3 56 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (4.09%) Linux
5 45 (3.84%) Android
6 44 (3.75%) Windows 10
7 41 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (3.24%) Windows 7
9 33 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (2.64%) Mac OS X
11 26 (2.22%) CentOS
12 25 (2.13%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.77%) Unix
14 8 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.60%) AIX
15 7 (0.60%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (30.18%) MVC
3 222 (18.93%) TDD
4 141 (12.02%) OO
5 133 (11.34%) Web Development
6 131 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
7 115 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 98 (8.35%) High Availability
9 96 (8.18%) Scrum
10 94 (8.01%) Mentoring
11 89 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
12 80 (6.82%) ITIL
13 71 (6.05%) Web Application Development
14 70 (5.97%) OOD
14 70 (5.97%) Unit Testing
15 69 (5.88%) Project Management
16 64 (5.46%) BDD
17 62 (5.29%) SOA
18 59 (5.03%) Dependency Injection
19 58 (4.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 621 (52.94%) C#
2 604 (51.49%) SQL
3 297 (25.32%) T-SQL
4 288 (24.55%) JavaScript
5 126 (10.74%) Java
6 88 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 47 (4.01%) PowerShell
8 46 (3.92%) C++
9 34 (2.90%) VB
10 31 (2.64%) Ruby
11 28 (2.39%) PHP
12 25 (2.13%) VBA
13 23 (1.96%) VBScript
14 18 (1.53%) TypeScript
14 18 (1.53%) XPath
15 17 (1.45%) ANSI SQL
16 11 (0.94%) F#
17 9 (0.77%) ActionScript
17 9 (0.77%) Perl
17 9 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 133 (11.34%) Degree
2 52 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.96%) CCNA
3 23 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (1.79%) ISEB
5 20 (1.71%) CCNP
6 17 (1.45%) MCSE
7 14 (1.19%) MCSA
8 12 (1.02%) MCT
9 11 (0.94%) MCITP
10 10 (0.85%) HND
10 10 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.85%) MCDBA
11 9 (0.77%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.60%) A+ Certification
13 7 (0.60%) CISSP
13 7 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (0.60%) RHCE
13 7 (0.60%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.58%) QA
2 11 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.77%) SLA
4 6 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.51%) WAI
5 2 (0.17%) HL7
5 2 (0.17%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (8.18%) Active Directory
2 59 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.94%) XenDesktop
4 9 (0.77%) Terminal Server
4 9 (0.77%) vSphere
5 7 (0.60%) SRDF
6 6 (0.51%) XenApp
7 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.17%) vCloud
9 1 (0.085%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.085%) NFS
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.085%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.085%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (1.88%) LiteSpeed
2 19 (1.62%) SCCM
3 15 (1.28%) Kibana
4 12 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.85%) HP SIM
5 10 (0.85%) WSUS
6 8 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.68%) Puppet
7 7 (0.60%) Ansible
8 4 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.34%) Packer
9 3 (0.26%) SCOM
9 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.26%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (0.26%) WMI
9 3 (0.26%) Wonderware InTouch
10 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 378 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 105 (8.95%) Oracle
3 72 (6.14%) VMware
4 46 (3.92%) Google
5 30 (2.56%) Citrix
6 29 (2.47%) IBM
7 26 (2.22%) Cisco
8 22 (1.88%) Tableau
9 18 (1.53%) RedGate
10 17 (1.45%) HP
11 15 (1.28%) iManage
12 14 (1.19%) Sophos
13 13 (1.11%) Cognos
13 13 (1.11%) Juniper
14 12 (1.02%) Dell
14 12 (1.02%) Interwoven
14 12 (1.02%) SAP
14 12 (1.02%) Symantec
14 12 (1.02%) Xamarin
15 10 (0.85%) EPiServer
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £25,000 pa
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000 + Bonus + Pension + Car Scheme + Healthcare.
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
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Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday